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Friday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Firefly Dreams
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Film: Hin Und Weg (Tour De Force)
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Art Class: Kokedama
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
1:00 PM Food: Carnitas (Mexican Roasted Pig)
1:00 PM Piņata Festival
2:00 PM Holocaust Survivor's Gripping Story
2:00 PM Film: Satoyama
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music and Dance: Samahan
6:30 PM Stage: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera Tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
7:30 PM Film: Moana
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Monday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Spring Luau USD
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Chano Dominguez
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
6:10 PM Padres Italian Heritage Night
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Food: Tijuana Renaissance/Feast For the Heart
6:30 PM Lecture: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Beer & Sake Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Talk: AfroFuturism Dream Tank 2018
10:00 AM Art: Kokedama Class
10:00 AM NASA Powwow
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
11:00 AM Noodle Competition with Mike Chen
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
2:30 PM Music: From Russia with Love
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Philippine Independence Day
6:00 PM Book Signing: Wherever You Go, They Are There
6:00 PM Music: Scripps Mariachi Festival
6:30 PM Film: Moulin Rouge
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Cultural Bazaar
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: African Sanctus
5:00 PM Music: Manohara Sangeetham
6:00 PM Summer Culinary Institute: Summer Cooking
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:30 PM Music: Mexican Regional
11:00 PM House of England Lawn Program
Monday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Thursday, Jun 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Calendar

< Wednesday, May 23, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure
Until May 19, 2018

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

The Madres
Until June 10, 2018

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Asian Pacific Historical District Walking Tour
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month.

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

10:00 AM Talk: Jewish Muslim Romance Films For decades, Jewish-Christian love stories have challenge—or exalted—the romantic ideal that love can transcend cultural or religious differences. Today, the cinematic trope of the unlikely Jewish-Christian couple has been supplanted by that of the Jewish-Muslim couple. Dr. Baron's lecture compares and contrasts four star-crossed lover plot lines to either affirm or discredit generalizations about the intractability of Israeli-Palestinian and Muslim-Jewish relations. The presentation will include clips from contemporary films including David and Fatima and Don't Mess with the Zohan.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, May 23 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.lfjcc.org
6:00 PM Discussion: Ukraine: Russian Interference The Eagle and the Trident: The Past & Future of US-Ukraine Relations features a talk by Ambassador Steven Pifer, an expert on Ukraine, Russia and the former Soviet states. Since the collapse of the USSR, no post-Soviet state other than Russia has commanded more attention from American policymakers than Ukraine. Steven Pifer will discuss the history of U.S.-Ukraine relations, what worked and did not work in America's approach, and how Washington might more effectively promote its goal of helping Ukraine become a stable, independent, democratic state.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
National University Sanford Auditorium
11355 North Torrey Pines Road
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, May 23 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoworldaffariscouncil.wildapricot.org
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story The Lemon Grove Historical Society continues "Film Night in the Library" with the compelling four-part series, America's Untold Story: Secrets of the Dead, revealing settlements in America as early as 1565 by Italians, Africans, Germans, Irish, Spanish and converted Jews, all of whom integrated with indigenous tribes. Jimmy Smits narrates this award-winning series from NYC's Channel 13.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lemon Grove Library
3001 School Lane
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 30 - 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 463-9819 or visit: www.evanced.info
7:00 PM Jewish Poets of the Past Join the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center for an evening of poetry written by Yehuda Amichai and Hannah Senesh, to be recited in English and in Hebrew. In addition, we will hear songs performed by Elisheva Edelson. This is a free event, but donations are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Wednesday, May 23 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lfjcc.org
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns The Old Globe Theatre, in association with American Conservatory Theater, presents Ursula Rani Sarma's drama, adapted from Khaled Hosseini's best-selling epic novel about three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience. Carey Perloff directs.

Admission/Cost: $29 - $92

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Ongoing from Thursday, May 17 until Sunday, June 24, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays- 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM Film: Porco Rosso Porco Rosso is a world-weary pilot-turned-bounty-hunter whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious curse, in this crackling, high-flying adventure from Studio Ghibli and Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki.

Admission/Cost: $12.50 - $18

Location:
Multiple Theaters in the San Diego Area
(visit link below)

Dates and times
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 12:55 PM
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.fathomevents.com
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